Upcoming electroacoustic collection of work featuring samples from Sylvie Woods (voice) and Jacques Emery (double bass).
Releasing in three stages; Sydney, Copenhagen, Vilnius
Symphony d'aere - Wind Symphony and Solo Violin
Performance by the Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony with soloist Annabelle Swainston; conducted by John P. Lynch
Sleepless Eremite - Chamber Ensemble
Performance during the 2018 Pulsar Festival in Copenhagen, Denmark
An extended catalogue of works listed with the premiering soloist or ensemble. Milenko is represented as an associate artist with the Australian Music Centre where selected scores and music will soon be available. Currently, her work is available for direct digital purchase and download via CutCommon; an Australian platform for new music. Further details can be found [here].
We Are Only Breathing (2018): percussion setup, marimba and 10 Thai bao gongs - Pulsar Festival - dedicated to Kalle Hakosalo
De-Voir (2017): piano - the Hamburg Staatsoper, collaboration with choreography by Hayley Page for the Hamburg Ballet Junge Choreografin
Water Tangent (2017): piano
à l'aube (2016): classical guitar - the National Arboretum, Canberra - dedicated to Matt Withers
à l'aube (2016): version for harp
Rouge (2016): prepared piano - Sa Taronja Associació Cultural, Mallorca
Bluebell (2014): piano
Vol (2018): soprano saxophone and piano - the Pałac Łazienkowski, Warsaw - dedicated to Andrzej Karałow and Pablo Sánchez-Escariche Gasch
Canthus (2018): classical guitar duo - Pulsar Festival, Copenhagen - dedicated to the Scandinavian Guitar Duo
Somniare (2017): bass clarinet and accordion - the Austriackie Forum Kultury, Warsaw - dedicated to the Dziołak / Stankiewicz Duo
Mourning Song (2014): flute and cello - the University of New South Wales - Reagan Mooney and Cody Shannahan
Opia (2018): chamber orchestra (1,1,1,1 - 1,0,0 - timp, perc, str) - dedicated to the Esbjerg Ensemble
Sleepless Eremite (2018): chamber ensemble (Chinese flutes, yangqin, pipa, erhu, cello, piano) - Pulsar Festival, Copenhagen
Light Movements (2018): baroque recorder quartet (2xtenor, bass, great bass) - dedicated to the Judgement of Paris Quartet
O (2016): chamber ensemble (bass flute, bass clarinet, piano) - dedicated to the E-Mex Ensemble
Wachtraum (2015): String Quartet no.1 - Music Workshop, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Élégie (2015): chamber ensemble (soprano, viola, piano) - Music Workshop, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Orchestral || Symphonic
Symphony d’aere (2017): wind symphony and solo violin, Verbrugghen Hall, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, by the Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony with soloist Annabelle Swainston conducted by John P. Lynch
l’espace (2016): orchestra (3+picc,3+cor,3,3 - 4,3,3,2 - timp, perc, hp, str), Verbrugghen Hall, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, by the Modest Orchestra conducted by Kirsten Milenko
Caeli (2018): multi-channel ambisonic concert work, Kablys, Vilnius, in tandem with the NORD+MIX Workshop and the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre
Poetics of Abstraction (2018): stereo installation at the Charlottenborg Palace, Copenhagen, for Pulsar Festival
Énouement (2018): multi-channel concert work of field recordings, the Royal Danish Academy of Music
Ex Aere (2017): stereo electronic and live performance, City Recital Hall, with Sylvie Woods and Jacques Emery for the Unashamedly Original Computer Music Festival
ad forestum (2017): solo guitar with electronics - Recital Hall West, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music - Dennis Van Rooyen
Orbis (2016): cello and electronics - Recital Hall West, the Sydney Conservatorium of Music - with James Morley
Quoram (2016): chamber ensemble and electronics (bass clarinet, double bass, piano) - Recital Hall East - with Max Miller Boch, Jacques Emery, Kirsten Milenko
Into Glass (2016): acousmatic concert piece of field recordings
Snowline (2016): acousmatic concert piece of field recordings
Dislocation (2015): film score for animation artist Harrison Flemming
Quero Apache Prayer (2015): collective of voices - the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
O Vos Angeli (2015): SATB choir - the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Rosary (2015): SATB choir - the Sydney Conservatorium of Music
l’exhale (2014): chanson for soprano and piano - the University of New South Wales - with Briannah Gordon
Collection I (2018): Early Learning Pieces for solo piano
Album & Single Releases
Caeli (2018): electroacoustic album - September (digital) and November (tangible) release (Spotify, Bandcamp, iTunes)
Ex Aere (2017): electroacoustic single - 31st December, digital release (Spotify, Bandcamp, iTunes)
O - chamber ensemble (bass flute, bass clarinet, prepared piano)
In moments of stillness, the intimate sounds of our world emerge into the audible realm and bring with them a state of absolute peace. This work was written for and first performed by members of the E-Mex ensemble: Evelin Degen (bass flute), Joachim Striepens (bass clarinet) and Martin von der Heydt (piano) at the Pałac Radziejowice, Poland.
Vol - duet (soprano saxophone and piano)
эта работа посвящена моим бабушкам и дедушкам
“All the variety, all the charm, all the beauty of life is made up of light and shadow.” — Leo Tolstoy. Vol was premiered at the Pałac Łazienkowski in Warsaw, by Andrzej Karałow and Pablo Sánchez-Escariche Gasch and recorded at the Fryderyk Chopin Academy of Music in Warsaw, Poland with sound engineer Klaudia Sadowska.
Opia - chamber orchestra
An analysis of the phenomenon 'opia' as coined in the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows, defining neologisms for emotions that do not otherwise have a descriptive term. Composed for and premiered by the Esbjerg Ensemble in tandem with Pulsar Festival 2018. Concert recording at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen.
Orbis - solo cello and fixed electronics
Orbis details a celebration of the natural beauties known to Earth, while also considering the extent to which the human touch expands over and within our planet. Performance by James Morley. All samples from live cello.
Quoram - trio and electronics
An exploration of the beauty in dying and its necessity for the renewal of life. Set in the undergrowth of a forest, the echoes of treefall sketch into plant regeneration. Performed at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
La forêt à l'aube - solo guitar
The title translates to 'forest at dawn' and traces the path of morning coming to life in the Australian bushland. It specifically refers to those who are first discovering the abundance of life in the beautiful landscapes of Australia. Performed by Matt Withers at the National Arboretum in Canberra.
Wachtraum - string quartet
The basis of an extended four movement exploring the interrelationship between conscious states of unwaking in everyday reality. Performed at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
De-Voir - solo piano
Premiered March 2017 for the Hamburg Ballet Young Choreographers Series. De-Voir is a tale of love, loss and hope as told by the poetics of solo piano with a pas de trois of ballet dancers performing together. It is the first in a growing collection of chamber ballet works composed for music and dance breathing as one. Performed at the Hamburg Staatsoper Opera Stable, Germany.